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  • Page 1 Acer LCD Monitor User Guide...
  • Page 2 Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________ Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Incorporated. Other companies’ product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies.
  • Page 3: Information For Your Safety And Comfort

    Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Special notes on LCD monitors The following are normal with the LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem. •...
  • Page 4: Safe Listening

    Accessibility Be sure that the power outlet you plug the power cord into is easily accessible and located as close to the equipment operator as possible. When you need to disconnect power from the equipment, be sure to unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet. Safe listening To protect your hearing, follow these instructions.
  • Page 5: Product Servicing

    power company. • Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate this product where people will walk on the cord. • If an extension cord is used with this product, make sure that the total ampere rating of the equipment plugged into the extension cord does not exceed the extension cord ampere rating.
  • Page 6: Additional Safety Information

    We at Acer are very conscious of the environmental effects of our business and strive to identify and provide the best working procedures to reduce the environmental impact of our products.
  • Page 7: Lcd Pixel Statement

    LCD pixel statement The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques. Nevertheless, some pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as black or red dots. This has no effect on the recorded image and does not constitute a malfunction. This product has been shipped enabled for power management: •...
  • Page 8 • Take short breaks regularly and often. • Perform some stretching exercises. • Breathe fresh air as often as possible. • Exercise regularly and maintain a healthy body. Acer monitor is purposed for video and visual display of information obtained from electronic devices. viii...
  • Page 9 (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z, or blank) We, Acer Incorporated, hereby declare under our sole responsibility that the product described above is in conformity with the relevant Union harmonization legislations as below Directive and following harmonized...
  • Page 10 Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St., San Jose Suite 1500 CA 95110, U. S. A. Tel : 254-298-4000 Fax : 254-298-4147 www.acer.com Federal Communications Commission Declaration of Conformity This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 11 Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Special notes on LCD monitors Cleaning your monitor Accessibility Safe listening Warnings Using electrical power Product servicing Potentially explosive environments Additional safety information IT Equipment Recycling Information Disposal instructions LCD pixel statement Tips and information for comfortable use Finding your comfort zone Taking care of your vision...
  • Page 12 Adjusting the Gaming Adjusting the OSD Adjusting the System Product Information Save Settings to…… (User mode only) Troubleshooting DVI/HDMI/DP Mode (Optional)
  • Page 13 Please check that the following items are present when you unpack the box, and save the packing materials in case you need to ship or transport the monitor in the future. LCD monitor Quick start guide Audio cable (Optional) RC241YU RC1 Series USER GUIDE DP Cable HDMI cable AC Power cord...
  • Page 14: Attaching The Monitor To The Base

    Attaching the monitor to the base Note: Remove the monitor and monitor base from its packaging. Carefully place the monitor face-down on a stable surface -- use a cloth to avoid scratching the screen. 1 Carefully remove the monitor from its packaging. 2 Take only screen out from package and put on a clean and stable surface with screen face down.
  • Page 15: Screen Position Adjustment

    Screen position adjustment To optimize the viewing position, you can adjust the monitor tilt, using both of your hands to hold the edges of the monitor. The monitor can be adjusted to 15 degrees up or 5 degrees down. Connecting the adapter and AC Power cord •...
  • Page 16: Display Data Channel (Ddc)

    Display Data Channel (DDC) To make installation easier, so long as your system supports the DDC protocol, the monitor is able to plug-and-play. The DDC is a communication protocol through which the monitor automatically informs the host system about its capabilities; for example, supported resolutions and corresponding timing.
  • Page 17 20-pin color display signal cable PIN No. Description PIN No. Description ML_Lane 0+ ML_Lane 0- ML_Lane 1+ ML_Lane 1- ML_Lane 2+ ML_Lane 2- ML_Lane 3+ ML_Lane 3- CONFIG1 CONFIG2 AUX CH+ AUX CH- Hot Plug Return DP_PWR...
  • Page 18: Standard Timing Table

    Standard timing table Mode Resolution Refresh Rate 640x480 60 Hz 640x480 72 Hz 640x480 75 Hz 640x480 66.66 Hz VESA 720x400 70 Hz 800x600 56 Hz 800x600 60 Hz SVGA 800x600 72 Hz 800x600 75 Hz 832x624 74.55 Hz 1024x768 60 Hz 1024x768 70 Hz...
  • Page 19: Installation

    Installation To install the monitor on your host system, please follow the steps below: Steps Connect the digital cable a. DVI Cable (Optional, only Dual-Input Model) (1) Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF. (2) Connect the DVI (Dual Link) cable to the computer. b.
  • Page 20: Users Controls

    Users controls External Controls Icon Item Description Power button/ Turns the monitor on/off. Blue indicates power on. indicator Blinking blue indicates standby/power saving mode. Press to view the OSD. Press again to enter a OSD functions selection in the OSD. Input button Press to toggle input sources.
  • Page 21: Using The Shortcut Menu

    Using the Shortcut Menu Note: The following content is for general reference only. Actual product specifications may vary. The OSD (on-screen display) can be used to adjust the settings of your LCD monitor. Press the MENU key to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust the picture quality, OSD position and general settings.
  • Page 22: Input Source Selection

    Input Source Selection Input Input HDMI Auto Source 1. The default of Auto Source is “On”, it can support auto search for signal source in order. 2. When Auto Source is Off, press the “Input” Hot key to display the input source Menu. User can switch input source, or to control the “Auto Source”...
  • Page 23: Adjusting The Picture

    Modes Selection Open the Mode control and turn Mode on or off using the adjustment arrows (OFF/ON), and select which profile to use (Please see the OSD section for more information). Modes Action Racing Sports User Standard Graphics Movie The Function page Open the Function page to select Picture, Color, Audio, Gaming, OSD or System functions, and adjust the settings which you want using the arrows.
  • Page 24 5. Brightness: Adjust the brightness from 0 to 100. Note: Adjusts the balance between light and dark shades. 6. Contrast: Adjust the contrast from 0 to 100. Note: Sets the degree of difference between light and dark areas. 7. Black Boost: Adjust the black level from 0 to 10. Enhances shadows by increasing the brightness without changing lighter shades.
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Color

    Adjusting the Color Mode - Standard Picture Gamma Color Color Temp. Blue Light Audio R Gain Gaming G Gain B Gain System R Bias Information G Bias Save Settings to... B Bias Mode - User Picture sRGB Mode Color 6-axis Hue Audio 6-axis Saturate Gaming...
  • Page 26: Adjusting The Audio

    Adjusting the Audio Game mode - Action Picture Volume Color Audio Gaming System Information Save Settings to... 1. Press the MENU key to open the OSD. 2. Using the / keys, select Audio from the OSD. Then navigate to the Volume sidebar.
  • Page 27: Adjusting The Osd

    5. FreeSync: Select support of FreeSync or not, default is on. Note: FreeSync Setting • If Free-Sync is “ON”, then the Over Drive selection is set to “Normal” automatically • If Free-Sync is “OFF”, then the user can set Over Drive to either one of the three settings including: (a) Extreme (b) Normal (c) Off 6.
  • Page 28: Adjusting The System

    Adjusting the System Mode - Standard Picture Input HDMI Color Auto Source Audio DP Format DP1.2 Gaming Wide Mode Full Hot Key Assignment System DDC/CI Information HDMI Black Level Setting Normal Save Settings to... Quick Start Mode 1. Press the MENU key to open the OSD. 2.
  • Page 29: Product Information

    Product Information Mode - Standard Picture Main Source HDMI Color Resolution 1920x1080 Audio H/V Frequency H 66KHz V 60 Hz Gaming Mode Standard System Reset All Settings Information Save Settings to... 1. Press the MENU key to open the OSD. 2.
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before sending your LCD monitor for servicing, please check the troubleshooting list below to see if you can self-diagnose the problem. DVI/HDMI/DP Mode (Optional) Problem LED status Remedy No picture visible Blue Using the OSD menu, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings.